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Alzheimer’s signs seen in young brains

Telltale signs of Alzheimer’s can be seen in the brains of people as young as 20, research shows.

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What to do when a snake bites

Anyone bitten by a snake should visit a medical practitioner, experts warn.

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Tea (lots of it) for your bones

Researchers say black tea could help treat osteoporosis, but admit you need to drink an awful lot of it.

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Ibuprofen better for pain – study
February 18 2015 at 13:12

Ibuprofen has the edge on paracetamol for pain, according to scientists at Oxford University.

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Build a body to be proud of
February 17 2015 at 14:03

Theresa Smith talks to Liezel van der Westhuizen about fitness pageantry.

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Avo lowers bad cholesterol - study
February 17 2015 at 14:03

An apple a day may keep the doctor away… but it’s a daily avocado we need to lower bad cholesterol, a study shows.

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Health risk lurking at intersections
February 17 2015 at 12:52

Drivers are exposed to 29 times more air pollution at red lights than in free-flowing traffic, research shows.

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Immunotherapy takes on cancer
February 16 2015 at 14:03

Activating the body’s own immune system to fight cancer is an old vision among doctors.

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Fitness apps will keep you healthy
February 16 2015 at 14:02

A new breed of hi-tech fitness websites and apps offer workouts and fitness advice.

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Are you a chocolate liar?
February 16 2015 at 14:06

You ate all the chocolate? How to explain where it went? The answer is simple...

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Glass of wine a day can raise stroke risk
February 13 2015 at 14:04

Having one large glass of wine a day in middle age raises the risk of a stroke, warn researchers.

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'Few people recover from obesity'
February 12 2015 at 13:23

Experts say that the weight of obese people is "biologically stamped in" - which makes it difficult to lose kilos.

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Has anti-fat advice made us fatter?
February 11 2015 at 15:08

John Naish investigates the history of anti-fat dietary advice and decides to start buying butter again.

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